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Description

Brya ebenus, also known as espino de sabana, granadillo,1 cocus wood, cocuswood, and coccuswood, is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae.

The Jamaican rain tree is a small drought-resistant tree that can grow around 20,30 feet tall and produces long, drooping branches. It has small, waxy 2-3 parted compound leaves that often appear to be simple.

The leaves are densely borne in alternate formation on short spurs that are produced on the main stems.The bright yellow flowers develop on short indeterminate (racemose) inflorescences. They are typically (for the Faboideae subfamily) pea-like and hermaphroditic, with bilateral symmetry and (not so typically) heterostyly. The fruits are legumes, which are common for the Fabaceae family.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Horticulturally it is known as the Jamaica(n) rain tree.
Maximum Reachable Height 8.00 meter
Flower Colour Bright yellow flowers
Bloom Time Flowers sporadically throughout the year.

Brya ebenus care

Prefers a position in full sun, though it can succeed in most settings apart from humid shade where it seldom flowe
Plants are very tolerant of salt-laden winds.
Established plants are very drought tolerant.

Sunlight Needs full sunlight.
Soil Grows best in a fertile, very well-drained soil.
Harvest Season

As its common name suggests, the Jamaican rain tree is well known to come into bloom almost immediately after a rain event. This is may be an adaptation to produce seeds quickly when unpredictable rains occur. The flowers attract insect visitors such as bees. As in many Faboideae, the Jamaican rain tree has bacterial nodules in its roots, which fix atmospheric nitrogen into a usable form, allowing growth in poor soils.

Brya ebenus special feature

B. ebenus is cultivated as an ornamental, for bonsai trees, and for its valuable wood.
Cocus wood is a very dense tropical hardwood with excellent musical tone quality, and was used for making flutes in England and France especially during the 19th century.4 It is still occasionally used for reeded wooden musical instruments such as bagpipes, clarinets and oboes.

Brya ebenus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • ebenus is cultivated as an ornamental, for bonsai trees, and for its valuable wood

Medicinal Use:

  • None known

Culinary Use:

  • None known

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Brya ebenus ?

Brya ebenus is commonly known as Horticulturally it is known as the Jamaica(n) rain tree.

How tall do Brya ebenus grow?

On average Brya ebenus grows 8.00 meter

What color are Brya ebenus ?

A Brya ebenus plant bears flowers of color Bright yellow flowers

When Brya ebenus blooms?

With enough light, Brya ebenus may produce Bright yellow flowers flowers in Flowers sporadically throughout the year.

How much sunlight does a Brya ebenus need?

A Brya ebenus prefers Needs full sunlight.

What kind of soil does a Brya ebenus need?

A Brya ebenus prefers Grows best in a fertile, very well-drained soil.

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